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2013 Sontag Award Recipient

"My vision is to eventually arrive at a fully integrated system that allows for efficient delivery of highly potent and specific bioactive peptides for the treatment of brain cancer. The Sontag Foundation Distinguished Scientist Award provided critical funding for my lab and access to top researchers in the brain cancer field. "

About DSA-Funded Research

The Pentelute Lab develops new protein modification chemistries, adapts nature's machines for efficient macromolecule delivery into cells, invents flow technologies for rapid biopolymer production, and discovers peptide binders to proteins.

Current Appointment(s)
  • Professor of Chemistry, MIT
  • University of Southern California, B.A., Psychology, B.S., Chemistry
  • University of Chicago, M.S., Chemistry
  • University of Chicago, Ph.D., Organic Chemistry
  • Harvard Medical School, Postdoctoral Fellowship